( Ordinance NO. XXVI Of 1977 )
[ 27th June, 1977 ]
স্থানীয় সরকার (পৌরসভা) অাইন, ২০০৯ (২০০৯ সনের ৫৮ নং অাইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।
FUNCTIONS IN DETAIL
EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Education120. (1) A Paurashava shall maintain such educational institutions as may be required by the Prescribed Authority, and may, with the previous approval of the Prescribed Authority, maintain such other educational institutions as may be necessary for the promotion of education in the municipality. (2) All educational institutions maintained by the Paurashava shall be maintained in a state of efficiency and shall conform to such standards as may be prescribed.
(3) A Paurashava may levy such fees for the use of educational institutions as may be prescribed.
(4) A Paurashava may, with the previous approval of the Prescribed Authority, give financial aid to private educational institutions within the municipality.
Compulsory education121. Subject to any law for the time being in force, a Paurashava shall be responsible for the enforcement of compulsory education in the municipality, and it may, in this behalf, adopt all such measures as may be necessary to ensure that every child of school-going age in the municipality attends a school recognised by the Paurashava.
General provisions about education122. A Paurashava may-
(a) construct and maintain buildings to be used as hostels for students;
(b) give scholarships to deserving or specially bright students;
(c) provide for the training of teachers;
(d) promote adult education;
(e) provide school books to orphans and indigent students free of cost or at concessional rates;
(f) maintain depots for the sale of school books and articles of stationery; and
(g) with the previous approval of the Prescribed Authority-
(i) promote and assist educational societies;
(ii) undertake educational survey and enforce educational plans;
(iii) provide, whether free of charge or on payment, milk or meals for school children;
(h) adopt any other measures likely to promote the cause of education.
Culture123. A Paurashava may, and if so required by the Prescribed Authority shall,-
(a) establish and maintain information centres for the furtherance of civic education and the dissemination of information on such matters as community development, and other matters of public interest;
(b) maintain radio sets at public institutions and public places;
(c) organise museums, exhibitions and art galleries;
(d) provide and maintain public halls and community centres;
(e) celebrate the Holy Prophet’s Birthday, Independence day and other national holidays;
(f) provide for the reception of distinguished visitors visiting the municipality;
(g) encourage national language;
(h) promote physical culture, and encourage public games and sports and organise rallies and tournaments;
(i) promote tours to the municipality and adopt measures for the preservation of the historical and indigenous characteristics of the municipality ;
(j) provide, promote or subsidise facilities for the recreation of the public; and
(k) adopt any other measures likely to promote cultural progress and advancement.
Libraries124. A Paurashava may, and if so required by the Prescribed Authority shall, establish and maintain such public libraries, reading rooms and circulating libraries as may be necessary for the use of the public.
Fairs, shows, etc.125. A Paurashava shall, with the previous approval of the Prescribed Authority, make such arrangements on the occasion of any fairs, shows or public festivals within the municipality as may be necessary for the public health, public safety and public convenience, and may levy fees on the persons attending such fairs and shows.